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University of Utah Post Doctoral Fellow in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 09/18/2020

Requisition Number PRN24328B

Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc w/Ret

Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00049 - Strategy Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 75000-80000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business is inviting applications for two multiyear postdoctoral fellowship positions, one of which will be affiliated with the Goff Strategic Leadership Center, and one of the positions an interest in strategic human capital, leadership or labor economics is preferred. Postdoctoral fellows will focus on their own research while working closely with a faculty mentor.

Successful candidates should have a well-demonstrated interest in strategy and entrepreneurship. The initial appointment is for two years, with an option to extend a third. Start date is negotiable but anticipated to be July 1, 2021.

Our current tenure line faculty include Jay Barney, Lyda Bigelow, Jack Brittain, Josh Feng, Bill Hesterly, Matthew Higgins, Bill Schulze, Orie Shelef, Jason Snyder, Rob Wuebker, and Todd Zenger. While all self-identify as strategy and/or entrepreneurship scholars, our research focus is varied as reflected in the broad range of journals in which our faculty have published in recent years, including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, American Economic Journals, American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Management Science, Organization Science, Research Policy, Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of Financial Studies, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Strategic Management Journal. The Department also co-hosts the Winter Strategy Conference, which annually features the work of early career strategy scholars.

Responsibilities

Scholars are expected to be in residence during their tenure, participate in seminars, and contribute to the broader intellectual community. It is expected that fellows will teach one course during the appointment. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package scholars will be provided an allowance for research/conference related expenses.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates are expected to have completed their Ph.D. in strategy or economics by Summer 2021.

Preferences

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Applications will be accepted until December 11, 2020 or until the positions are filled. To be considered please complete the application and submit: (1) a copy of your job market paper; (2) CV (3) research statement; and, (4) cover letter. Minimum qualification/degree: PhD.

Letters of recommendation will be requested from applicants at a later date.

Specific questions can be directed to: Matt.Higgins@Eccles.Utah.edu.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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